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AARP Michigan's 2013 Legislative Agenda

                                               

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 AARP Michigan advocates on policy issues that matter most to Michigan residents age 50 and over and their families.

These issues include economic security; access to quality, affordable health care; and age-friendly communities in which to live.

In our state legislative advocacy efforts, AARP relies on more than 200 AARP Michigan volunteers, a state office staff located in Lansing, and our 1.4 million Michigan members.

Lisa Dedden Cooper, Advocacy Manager for AARP Michigan, noted that our 2013 state legislative priorities include:

-- Age-Friendly Communities

-- Fighting the Erosion of Retirement Security

-- Medicaid Expansion

-- Employment and Entrepreneurship

-- Home and Community-Based Long-Term Services

-- Implementing Michigan's Health Insurance Exchange

-- APRN Scope of Practice

-- Retired Nurse Volunteer Licensure

-- Preventing Elder Abuse and Exploitation

-- Fighting Medigap Rate Increases

-- Uniform Guradianship Jurisdiction Act

-- Integrated Care for 'Dual Eligibles'

Read more about AARP positions on these issues here:

AARPMI LegislativeAgenda 3 28 2013

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